The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 28
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
SDH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.08% 11.96% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 19
Average salary £70,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SDH
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Midlands region.

SDH Salary Trend in the Midlands